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Today's News

  • Teen’s death shocks community

    Dozens of stuffed teddy bears, hand-lettered signs, flowers and wooden crosses dot the lawn in front of 240 Redwood Drive in Dry Ridge marking the place where Courtney Thompson, 14, died.

    Police were called to the neighborhood, off U.S. 25, around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 19 and found Thompson’s body near the curb.
    It has not been determined if her death was a suicide or foul play.

    “It would appear that it was a suicide, but we are not exactly sure at this point,” said Grant County Coroner Bob McDaniel.

  • Snappy Tomato opens in Dry Ridge March 23

    Snappy Tomato Pizza is back!
    The long-standing pizza place in Dry Ridge has re-opened under new ownership.

    March 23 was the grand opening for the new Snappy Tomato Pizza, located at 118 S. Main, next to Gold Star Chili in Dry Ridge.

    Tim Gayhart, owns a total of 11 Snappy Tomato franchises with the closest being in Walton. Gayhart also serves as the Snappy franchiser for the state.

    The new Snappy will employ about 20.

  • RED CROSS NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

    Diana Morgan is looking for a few good men and women to become volunteers with the Grant County Unit of the American Red Cross.

    Morgan, of Dry Ridge, serves as the disaster leader for the Grant County Unit. She has been involved with Red Cross for more than 15 years.

  • Grant man charged with child porn distribution

    A 27-year-old Grant County man has been arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography.

    The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, with assistance from KSP Post 6 in Dry Ridge, arrested Justin T. Hamilton on March 19 with 11 counts of possession and nine counts of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • CMZ HOSTS DADS, DUDES AND DONUTS
  • WHS headed to nationals May 7
  • Dry Ridge web site offers convenience

    Convenience and transparency is the goal as the City of Dry Ridge launches its new website.
    The city previously did not have a website, however, Mayor Jim Wells wanted to create a place online where residents can find countless resources and information.

  • Grant County Prays brings women together

    A group of Grant County women gather every other Tuesday.
    They talk. They laugh. They cry. They praise, but mostly they pray.
    Their prayers focus on family members dealing with sickness, lost loved ones or neighbors, a family that needs a home and groceries.

    They also pray for a spiritual awakening in Grant County and that’s why this group, Grant County Prays, formed a couple of months ago.
    Jan Whitney, who now calls Grant County home, was involved in a similar ministry in Minnesota.

  • WES takes first in district Governor’s Cup

    Mason Corinth Elementary hosted the annual Governor’s Cup, an academic competition, on Feb. 28.
    Additional schools participating at the district level included Crittenden Mt.-Zion Elementary, Dry Ridge Elementary and Williamstown Elementary.

  • Stranded mother rescued from high rising water

    High rising waters from a creek left a Williamstown mother scared and her SUV stuck as rescuers rushed to save her.

    Bobbie Johnson, who lives on Turner Road, picks her son up daily as a Grant County Schools bus drops him off at the bottom of her driveway.

    A combination of melting snow and constant downpour of rain March 10 caused the nearby creek to flow over Turner Road and the Lincoln Ridge bridge and block Johnson’s path to her son.